Read the latest news from the Senate and its committees, and find information on lectures, seminars, and other events which promote understanding of the Senate and the Parliament

House of Representatives

News about the House of Representatives and its committees, including bills under discussion, issues raised by private members, video of question time in the House and interviews with Members on topical issues can be accessed here.

Parliamentary Library

Information and Analytical Services from the Parliamentary Library include current and historical information about Senators and Members, Ministries, elections and referenda, papers produced in the Library's publications program, and guides to Internet resources.

Joint statement by the Presiding Officers

Statements by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Parliamentary Leadership Taskforce

In accordance with recommendation 2 of Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins’ Set the Standard: Report on the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces (the Jenkins Report), a Parliamentary Leadership Taskforce has been established to oversee the implementation of the Report’s recommendations.

Exhibitions on display

The Parliament House Art Collection is a public collection of significant heritage value, created specifically for Parliament House.